by Will Freeman Posted on June 6, 2014
A 29-year-old Tamil asylum seeker, Leo Seemanpillai, died last Sunday in a Melbourne hospital after setting himself on fire.
by Will Freeman Posted on June 3, 2014
Two Australian coal companies have been exposed for hiring former soldiers and intelligence officers to spy on anti-coal protests against Australia's largest coal mine currently under construction.
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 2, 2014
And there’s no sign that the heat wave is going to stop any time soon.
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by Katie Valentine Posted on May 22, 2014
The warm fall does come one the heels of another “angry summer” in Australia.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 11, 2014
Interpreting climate change's effect on the storm will likely be difficult, though there is evidence that rising sea levels can make storms more destructive.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 7, 2014
At least 49,000 people are believed to be homeless after flash floods ripped through the Solomon Islands.
by Ari Phillips Posted on April 3, 2014
Stakeholders from around the world are lamenting Australian Prime Minster Tony Abbott's insistence on separating climate change and economic issues as Australia leads the G20 this year.
by Hayes Brown Posted on March 31, 2014 Updated: March 31, 2014
In a ruling four years in the making, an international court has declared Japan's annual "scientific" hunts for whale illegal.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on March 13, 2014
Australia's state of Victoria passed laws giving police extraordinary power to disperse protests.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 9, 2014
As almost 80 percent of Queensland is declared in drought, UN officials speak out about extreme weather and climate change.